(Independent working) Cook

Interested in working at Karel V?

You have an eye for detail. With enthusiasm, you work in the Banquet kitchen preparing dishes. Your creative ideas help to put together a new menu or menu. Would you like to expand your experience in Karel 5’s Banquet kitchen? Preferably full-time! Then apply now.

the position



  • You are up for a challenge at a top culinary
  • You have culinary ambitions, affinity and experience with
    a large brigade;
  • We work with a 4-day work week, so you work 40 hours in 4 days;
  • You like to think actively about optimising the product;
  • A personal schedule can be taken into account and there is a possibility for fixed days off;
  • You will join a friendly team with colleagues who are full of experience and enthusiasm and enjoy passing on their knowledge to others;
  • There is opportunity to grow; there are
    career opportunities within the company;
  • You want to keep developing as a cook; think about
    map development, coming up with dishes together
    attending masterclasses, etc.

Grand Hotel Karel V is located in the centre of Utrecht, within walking distance of Central Station and only 30 minutes from Amsterdam Central Station by train.
Grand Hotel Karel V has 121 hotel rooms, 13 function rooms, 2 restaurants (Bistro Karel 5 and Restaurant Karel 5) as well as a wellness and fitness centre.


Working at Grand Hotel Karel V stands for open communication, a pleasant working atmosphere and a promising product. At Grand Hotel Karel V the employees are the basis of our success. Our terms of employment are in line with the hospitality industry collective labour agreement with interesting extras such as the ‘know where you work’ programme.

Always focused on service, always focused on style and always from the heart. With shared values like commitment, respect and initiative, there is a unique atmosphere for working and developing yourself.

We strive to exceed our guests’ expectations every day. By delivering outstanding service in an extraordinary environment. And from the belief that personal attention to our guests is the guarantee of an unforgettable experience. That is why we are looking for independent employees with a passion for service and a talent for hospitality.

Besides a competitive salary, as an extra, you will also receive a night as a guest at the hotel. This way you can get to know the hotel!


If you have any questions about the vacancy or about working at Grand Hotel Karel V in general, please contact Betty Piepot by phone or e-mail

Apply by uploading your CV and cover letter.